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drive to work sunday. matthew desha is locked up. the bond is $1 million as his case heads to the grand jury. desha ran a red light and crashed into pearl's car in solon and police say he got out and shot pearl with a rifle. desha is a military vet who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. we go now live to harry boomer as a candelight vigi solon. harry? >> reporter: all right, romona. right now, the news conference is going on now. a vigil will be taking place later on. there are 7 groups, a community group from cleveland out here to say they believe matthew desha's shooting of deborah pearl was a hate crime. they are saying if he had been a muslim it would have been thought of as being a terrorist.
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thought of being a thug. because a white man shooting a black person it is thought he has mental problems and ptsd and they are saying they want some clarity on that. they are saying why was he a guy on the west side on the east side getting in an accident with a woman and shooting her while her hands were up. i talked to khalid about that. >> after the accident, he gets out of a car with a mi defenseless woman who raises her hands up in a nonaggressive position and he shoots her. >> he doesn't proceed to shoot anybody else that was out there. you know, so consequentially, we're looking at this as a hate crime. we know about the ptsd. we are aware of this environment that donald trump has created with a lot of his rhetoric. however, that doesn't excuse a murder.
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ms. pearl -- >> so they are right now conducting their news conference. we will join them in just a little bit. we are waiting for the family of deborah pearl to be here to ask them some questions and i will ask why they believe this is a hate crime. we will have it at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 cle 43 and cleveland 19. live in solon, harry boomer, cleveland 19 always watching, always tracking your first alert forecast. the for the right kind of storms. we are getting them. >> heavy rains. and eventually it will move out in the next couple of hours and dealing showers south of cleveland and spotty stuff on the lakeshore right now. and this line we are watching here and along the cold front looking at heavier rains as it drifts south. here is a hot spot southern
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we will dry it out. cloudy sky and cleveland now 75 at 7:73 at, 71 at 9:00 and a noticeable change tomorrow and forecast details when i return. romona and mark, back to you. >> romona: all right. thank you. >> today we are digging deeper into a heartbreaking story. a mother's baby died before birth. now she is dealing the fact the hospital lost the remains. >> and hospital to get answers. >> they continue to investigate what happened and offering deepest condolences to the still born baby girl's family. we had a chaps to talk to the family today and they say an apology just isn't enough. >> and she would have been the baby girl's great grandmother and is still struggling to understand how someone loses a
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week. she says when the funeral home tried to recover the baby's remains, the family was told she had been accidentally lost possibly sent out in the laundry. she says the little girl's mother is beside herself with grief now and the family is just asking for prayers as they struggle through this second tragedy. >> it is hard for all of us to understand. >> it is hard for us to understand how can anyone misplace a baby. how can you misplace a dog. dogs them back but a baby, it is a situation we cannot understand. >> reporter: the hospital also said in that statement they have implemented processes to make sure something like this doesn't happen again and they have not said what exactly the processes are or what the revisions are. i got a chance to speak to the still born baby girl's mom on the phone and said she is too overwhelmed to talk with us on camera today. her grandmother told us the
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just three weeks ago. >> getting answers in lorain tonight dani carlson, cleveland 19 news. >> romona: thank you, dani. when a woman does lose a child, what can she do to cope? catherine bosley joins with us how women can find something that resembles healing. catherine? >> reporter: those who know all too well explains how there is life after the loss of a child including a still birth or miscarriage but healing comes in steps. each very important. like any new mom katie smith of lakewood is crazy in love with fin began and comes into the world with a special title a rainbow baby. >> the theory behind it, you have been through this storm of emotions of losing a baby and then this rainbow appears. and while the rainbow doesn't negate the storm it brings beauty into your life. >> it was more than a year ago. >> when her el weise was still
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and she considers the time she got with the baby right after her first step in healing all documented. >> really fortunate to have had this. >> with these precious pictures. >> i don't know where i would be today if i hadn't been able to hold her, kiss her and tell her i love her. >> she hugs the elyria mother who doesn't know where the body of her baby is. >> christy feels the same. >> to not have closure and say good-bye has got to be devastating? >> she is of hope in independence helping parents through the loss of a child. after two miscarriages and death of her 3-year-old she knows what it takes and can't stress enough what it is reaching out. >> talking with those with similar losses will help you move through the process of grief. >> hi. >> exactly why with her new joy katie says she will never stop
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to share the memory with the world. >> and the effects of holding a baby that no longer a has a heartbeat. experts say it is a individual decision and no pressure on a parent who does not want to see or hold the baby. it is important to have that choice which the mom in elyria does not have. and that's hard. >> mark: i can't even imagine. >> romona: we like he brings a rainbow. >> romona: in tuscarawas county pools of mosquitoes tested positive for west nile in new philadelphia and new cummers town. crews are spraying. traps in cuyahoga county tested positive. ohio first two human cases were reported in marion county earlier this week. >> mark: controversial message that's an understatement
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can't hurt you. it's got a lot of attention on facebook. denise zarrella went to macedonia to get answers from the man behind the message. >> okay, this is something i probably will regret for a long time. i hope i am not killed in my sleep is. >> reporter: eric meahle says he has been receiving death threats after writing: a dead cop can't hurt you on the back of his s.u.v. someone snapped a picture of his vehicle and posted it on the macedonia ce facebook page. it reads thoughts anyone? if you can't read it the writing on the window says: a dead cop can't hurt you. this was taken on route 8 and the owner happens to be a business owner in our city. exactly, how do you explain that to your child who read it. meahle says he is deeply sorry and what he did was plain stupe snide it was not intent for the meaning on the window. that's not what i wanted to get across.
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have had problems with law enforcement but they are doing a job no one else can do. >> reporter: we caught up with meahle for the business he owned and operated for the past decade and he no doubt has been moved by incidents of police brutality. >> i have the utmost respect for these people. you have bad apples in every line of business and the united states, america, people here have been taken a punishment at the hands >> reporter: the post is since taken down and macedonia police have no comment. >> this was not what i was looking to do honestly. this is not what i was looking to do. >> reporter: we asked and macedonia police will not say who is responsible for posting that facebook message. we're asking questions, getting answers in macedonia denise zarrella cleveland 19. >> thank you. eric meahle says he doesn't plan to write anymore controversial messages on the back of his
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awareness day. in ohio, they received $2 million from the u.s. department of health and human services. >> a total of $53 million is going to 44 states. 4 native-american tribes in the district of columbia to improve access to treatment. opioid overdoses killed a record 3,050 in 2015 in ohio. >> romona: you may look forward to the holiday weekend will be happy about the pollen in the air. dan deroos has the pollen forecast. >> unfortunately, with the weather we have had over the month of august, high heat is exacerbating problems for people who have allergies. let's take a look according to pollen.com. here is our five-day allergy forecast. that sounds stage. but can you see wednesday, thursday, friday into the holiday weekend it is increasing
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that are going to impact your allergies and we can look at the allergy map. i don't know if you are traveling for the holiday. can you see 52% of the country is in the medium-high status throughout ohio. up north where it is already getting worse, they say the fall allergy season is supposed to start about two weeks before labor day. but we have been seeing that ramped up for quite awhile. went to web md to get answers how to make yourself. this was interesting. i didn't really think about this. go shoeless at home. you are tracking in all the pollen from outside walking through the grass. same idea. wash your hair before you go to bed. you have collected pohl nen your hair, putting it on your pillow rolling over it and smelling it all night. close up the house. we love fresh air and not this time of year. when you are in your car recirculate the air. that's the little button.
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that keeps the air in your car and not sucking in new pollen and obviously switch out your furnace filters. you should do it quite often anyway especially furnace and air-conditioning as we are about to turn on the heat. it sounds weird because we have not turned off the air-conditioning. >> mark: i have to change those out. up next raw emotion in court at the sentencing for a man who killed a talented football player. >> pick somebody through the back through his heart. i am not going nowhere, sir. >> mark: part of a much bigger story on gun violence in our area. jeff? >> jeff: all right. we are still tracking pockets of heavy rain orrville and approaching massillon tomorrow and noticeably cooler as we start september first alert details coming up. >> get breaking news and weather
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newscenter driven by don joseph toyota in kent, this is cleveland 19 news. >> and then you all shoot him in his back and went through his heart. do that make you feel like a man? >> strong emotion in court today in another case of guns escalating a routine fight into a deadly situation. in this case, it ended with a star football player dead and grandmother and fiance in mourning? >> paul orlousky was in court for the sentencing of a kil >> by all accounts it was like a scene from the wild west shots up close from the parking lot farther away and across the street and shots from five different types of weapons. >> i am very sorry for the situation i have. >> another apology from a man too quick with his trigger finger. barry blevins pleaded guilty for killing kansas state football star david garrett. >> i am the one that sat there and held him the whole time. he passed away in my arms.
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fiance and daughter and grandmother. >> how someone could pick up a gun and shoot somebody through the back and heart. i am not going anywhere, sir. >> much is in dispute over whether david garrett flashed a gun and one the prosecutor pointed out. >> when something goes wrong people pull out guns young men die, children die and that's the issue we are facing today. >> shake your >> the night of him. >> it robbed them and 14 years their loved one will spend in prison. >> since the death of my grandson i have been trying to advocate with the violence. from losing loved ones. we have to go through the judicial system with another life gone next case.
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the prevalence of guns and not the first case we have seen and sadly, tragically it won't be the last. paul orlousky, cleveland 19. >> police are looking for another man in the family john blevins. if you know where he is, you are asked to call cleveland police. >> mark? >> we have an update on the rescued dogs. the humane society took in 56 miniature schnauzers in twur story aired. five other dogs, too. >> a breeder surrendered dogs pawsibilities of greater humane society of akron when they could no longer a take care of them. >> all right. that's a cool thing there. we have showers and spotty on the lakeshore. rain is done in cleveland. good to go for the tribe game.
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front that's containing heavier rains moving through ravenna. you are getting heavy rain approaching i-76 now and southwest of the city of akron and wayne county here and western part of holmes county tracking to the southeast and millersburg and canton and alliance at 6:46. speaking of the tribe game 76 at first pitch and hold ste a the time the game is out. 2-4 feet on the lake moderate chop and light wind and front and 65 is the low tonight mostly cloudy akron-canton and you are dropping to around 60. that's noticeable change. 75 and mixed sky on the breezy side. 71 at 11:00 a.m. and 72 at 2:00 in the afternoon.
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cloudy and windy and 73. the weekend looks fantastic. stay tuned. sunshine saturday and 76 becoming partly cloudy 77 and labor day sunshine near 80. tony? >> all right. thanks, tan. the tarp is off the field and tribe ready to go for a dover native. a dream come true. playing for his hometown team.
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now this is the serpentini chevrolet sports report on cleveland 19 news. well it is all about home comings tonight. i will start with coco crisp who broke with the indians in 2004 and 14 years later he is a member of the tribe and will be
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and out to the rotating. this is even better. a native percy called up to the tribe. doug, you coached him in high school. >> i was fortunate to have him in high school. >> how did you receive the news. >> via phone call and text. he told me to keep it a secret and by second period i got a text. percy texting you. >> you probably went on the intercom at school. >> later in the day i basically almost did. >> you can catch up with him after the game. and lights out in columbus and phenomenal tribe and bullpen and gets the call earlier today and smiling nonstop. they are having a watch party in dover and we caught up with him. and not only making major leagues but joining his boyhood
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team growing up. >> yes, i went to games back at jacobs field. i caught up with old players and some players and all those guys. >> all right. let's stick with the bullpen here. they have been so good. you know things are going your way zach mcallester doing his best last night and you can't you do it. >> it is lucky i was able to catch it. for sure. >> was it pure reflex. >> nothing more than that than stopping the ball going up the middle and fortunate it popped up in the air and i was able to catch it. >> and two more nights to vote for our friday night game of the week. saint ed's and strongsville and go to cleveland19.com and get out the vote.
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>> jeff: thunderstorm affecting millersburg and you have more rain showing up in canton. we will be drying out tonight, tomorrow and cooler 75 and a mixed sky. windy friday and 73 and start of the holidays. sunshine on saturday.
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